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Angels, murderers and worshippers

How are young people to make sense of the media response to Christchurch? Words matter. So why are media studies being stripped from our English curriculum just when our young people need it most? An ‘angelic boy’: this is how…

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Fifty.

The shooting at Christchurch Mosque in New Zealand happened on the 15th March. It was a Friday. People were attending Friday prayers. Six people were confirmed dead before the day was over. After I found out about the attack, I…

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Shamima Begum: What went wrong?

 As a British Muslim woman, parent and teacher, I’m horrified by our Home Secretary’s handling of the Begum case – not least because he’s wasting the opportunity to learn more about how extremist grooming works – and how it can…

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Colourism in the Arab world

Habibi Ya Nour El Ain… Unless you’re a dark-skinned Arab Art is often used as a tool to explore and represent attitudes and issues of the time. Be it in Hollywood, US and UK Music trends or the behemoth that…

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Core values

Brene Brown’s latest book Dare to Lead urges today’s leaders – which means you, me, and the entire world FYI – to take time to consider their two core values. No, for those of you wondering about your personal and professional lives,…

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Pakistan’s ’Voice Over Man’

Pakistanis appear permanently stranded between tradition and transition. There is always a human inclination towards ‘disorder’ that creates a sense of freedom and adventure. Disorder challenges the regular monotonous order of life, and its rights and wrongs. In a web-based…

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These are our streets too

The world – including Jordan – has marked this year’s international 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign with a focus on the phenomenon of the sexual harassment of women. In Jordan, the motto for this year’s campaign was:…

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Beauty will save the world

‘Beauty will save the world’, declared Prince Myshkin, more than 150 years ago. And they called him an idiot!* Is this really true? Beauty – is that the answer to all the barbarities that surround us? These days, beauty, the…

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Clean, simple, healthy

We are bursting with affluence, yet hungry for substance. We are drowning in information, yet thirsty for knowledge. In our pursuit of more, we have depleted ourselves and our planet of all sustenance, caging animals as we fatten them up,…

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